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Eder Herrera was wrongly-accused of murdering his mother and brother. (credit: CBS)

Man Wrongly Accused Of Killing Mother, Brother Will Get $700K Settlement In Brea

The real killer — Herrera’s high school friend, Itzcoatl Ocampo, a confessed serial killer who later admitted to fatally stabbing four homeless men.

05/01/2015

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City Of Brea Will Pay $700K Settlement To Man Arrested In Family’s Killings

The city of Brea will pay $700,000 to a man who was arrested in the 2011 killings of his mother and brother but was freed when his high school friend confessed to the crimes, lawyers said Tuesday.

04/28/2015

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Only On KCAL9: Eder Herrera Opens Up About His Relationship With Alleged OC Serial Killer

Eder Herrera is speaking for the first time, and only to KCAL9 News, about being wrongly accused of murdering his mother and brother, and his relationship to the alleged serial killer who later admitted to the crimes.

05/18/2012

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Suspect In Homeless Murders May Have Killed A Mother, Son

The man, who allegedly preyed on homeless men — killing four of them in stabbing frenzies in Orange County, may have killed a mother and son, police confirmed Thursday.

02/02/2012

Itzacoatl Ocampo's booking photo. (credit: Anaheim Police Department)

Detectives Eye Slayings Of OC Mom And Son In Connection With Homeless Killings

Orange County investigators worked Wednesday to determine if there is a connection between the fatal stabbings of a Yorba Linda woman and her son in October and the suspected slayings of four homeless men by accused “thrill killer,” Itzcoatl Ocampo.

02/01/2012